Category Archives: country french

Choosing paint colors…

 The dreaded task of choosing new paint colors for our interior walls has come to visit me. I've saved notes, collected paint swatches for some time but the perfect shade of a deeper, richer taupe/brown/neutral is eluding me. Either too … Continue reading

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French Laundry

Mull-er. I am one. On big decisions–or big to me–I mull. and mull. and mull some more. Drives me crazy. Really crazy. Finally. I made the decision. I know the direction I think am heading with respect to redecorating. More neutrals, a softer … Continue reading

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Buying time… {Mentionable Giveaways & Free Image}

…does anybody know where I can buy more time? Oh, if only it were that easy. No doubt the line would be long and the scuffles in the store would make for some great comedy show episodes. Well, sometimes TIME … Continue reading

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Smile Big!

I am! I am! Such a simple gesture but oh, such a delightful way to spend your time. I'm guessing you've heard that smiling, from a physiological standpoint is much easier to do than frowning. Here's some other interesting facts on … Continue reading

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New Finds Second Time Around…

Part of the fun of trying to organize my creative workspace is finding stuff that's been packed away and rediscovering them all over again. Aren't these old cigarette giveaways awesome? They are filled with creative potential as well as being something you … Continue reading

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Country French

Delightful! Inspiring! Charming! And more! What I'm referring to is the newest edition of Country French Magazine. [Fall/Winter 2009]   This photo was featured on the cover of the magazine. The table? A party rental table…the kind you can buy at Sam's Club … Continue reading

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Guest Room Makeover

    Oh baby, I'm feeling it! I'm getting excited with the "coming together" of my guest room makeover. Back in July I posted here about this amazing {to me} headboard. At the time, I wasn't sure where I would … Continue reading

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